UK Comedy

A Note to Comedians Worried That 'PC Culture' Means They 'Can't Say Anything Anymore'

Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Welsh

If your comedy is so weak that you need to rely on slurs, derisions and out-dated tropes to get a laugh out of the lowest common denominator, then I don't know what to tell you, other than you clearly need to buck your ideas up.

British Airways Just Owned Piers Morgan On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Piers Morgan can be a divisive figure, particularly when his unique style of tweeting is involved. On Tuesday morning he used his social media presenc...

The England Excuse Generator Will Help You Come Up With Reasons For Their Inevitable Failure In The Euros

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Comedy

England have already played a few matches in the Euros, and the results have been largely underwhelming apart from their 2-1 win over Wales. They ende...

7 Facts That Will Make You Vote To Remain In The EU

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Comedy

The EU referendum is looming, and it's fairly safe to say much of the actual information has become lost in the media furore. Luckily, this leaflet fr...

8 Facts The 'Remain' Campaign Doesn't Want You To Know

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Comedy

With all the media noise around the EU referendum, we thought it would be a good idea to lay out the key facts that drive the Leave campaign. So if yo...

The Southern Rail Strike Is Bringing Out Everyone's Inner Comedian

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Members of staff employed by Southern Rail are on strike today in a dispute over plans to reduce the number of conductors on their services. The disru...

Don't Let Fear Win - My Advice as I Hide in a Fortress of Blankets

James Moran | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Comedy
James Moran

No matter what your perspective, the atmosphere in the UK seems tense and dangerous. But from my perspective - inside a warm little castle of fabric and feathers, wearing my pyjamas - I urge us all to not give up, and to keep striving for a better future.

John Oliver Likens Brexit To A 'S**tty Granola Bar'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK

John Oliver has laid out a case for Britain to vote stay in the EU in the referendum on Thursday, saying that Brexit sounds like a "shitty granola bar...

'The Last Leg' Just Summed Up How We Should All Feel After The Tragic Killing Of Jo Cox

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.06.2016 | UK

The normally jovial 'The Last Leg' got off to a sombre start on Friday night as the comedy show reflected on the tragic events of the past week. #The...

This 19-Year-Old Dog Has The Most Adorable Sneeze

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Comedy

YouTube Logan Lemmon was woken up one morning by his 19-year-old rat terrier Maggie having a sneezing fit, and he managed to catch the end of it on vi...

Iceland Left Embarrassed After Light-Hearted Twitter Banter Backfires

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Frozen food giant Iceland tried to drum up a bit of social media interest on Tuesday after their namesake nation Iceland managed to clinch a 1-1 draw ...

Kitten's Reaction To Seeing Itself In The Mirror For The First Time Is Totes Adorbs

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Comedy

The world is a strange place for a newborn kitten - everything is huge and confusing, and you learn new things everyday. This little cutie named Wiske...

James Corden Rips Into Donald Trump On His 70th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Comedy

It was Donald Trump's 70th birthday on Tuesday, and James Corden decided to give him a very special present. The gift of laughter. The 'Late Late Show...

Football Hooligans Could Learn A Thing Or Two From The Friendly England Wales Chatter On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Things are hotting up around Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens ahead of England's clash with the newly inspired Welsh national team, who are competing in...

This Bizarre Japanese Donald Trump Love-Fest Is The Most Confusing Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Comedy

There's been a lot of odd things about the US presidential election since Donald Trump announced his candidacy last year, but this is certainly one of...

Jay Leno Returns To 'The Tonight Show' To Deliver Hilarious Monologue On The US Presidential Election

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Former 'Tonight Show' host Jay Leno returned to his place on the stage on Wednesday night to tap in for Jimmy Fallon, and delivered an incredible four...

Operation Skinny Jean

Helen Sandle | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Sandle

There will be those of you who don't wear skinny jeans and, for those, you can just read and giggle at my expense. There will then be those that wear skinny jeans but who have the figure to wear skinny jeans to match ... you know the type.

Feelings, Hormones and Terrorism

Wendy Wason | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Parents
Wendy Wason

I thought it would get easier as they get older but it doesn't. They ask more questions, have opinions and need to discuss their feelings. Ante-natal classes covered how I felt. Not them.

The EU Referendum According To 'Peep Show'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Comedy

On Wednesday night Twitter was treated to a rather wonderful thought experiment from actor and writer Robert Webb. How would the characters in 'Peep S...

Mark Zuckerberg Did A Facebook Live Q&A And He Got Trolled

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a Q&A session live on his page on Tuesday, answering a range of user-submitted questions over the course...

Donald Trump Sounds Drunk If You Slow Down His Speeches

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Donald Trump can sound silly at the best of times, but Jimmy Kimmel has found a way to make him sound even worse. It turns out, if you slow down foota...

Former 'Buffy' Star Recreates Celeb Fashion Looks Using Stuff From Around His House

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Actor Tom Lenk, who played Andrew Wells in 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer', has found an exciting way to fill his time. He's been recreating iconic celebri...

There's A New Pokémon That Looks Like Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Nintendo are building up to the official release of the 'Pokémon' series' latest instalment Sun And Moon, and as usual they've been dripping out a fe...

The Remain And Leave Campaigns Are Genuinely Having A Naval Battle On The Thames

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Events in central London on Wednesday proved exactly how far we've set ourselves back with the EU referendum - a flotilla of Brexiteers sailed down th...

Finally, Eating At McDonald's Can Get You A Six Pack

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Comedy

The fine people of continental Europe have been lucky enough to experience ordering beer in McDonald's for a long time, and now Austrian restaurants a...